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Kiva R. Healthy Living Professional

Gila Wilderness, New Mexico
I'm an herbalist/herbwife in the Anima Medicine Woman Tradition, which is to say that my practice is focused on local plants, sustainability, whole person/whole plant understandings and earthy, practical ways of teaching people to work with the plants themselves rather than being dependent on... Full Bio
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2015 Traditions In Western Herbalism Conference by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Announcing The Most Amazing New Conference Site: A Veritable Fairy Castle Atop a Sky Island Wildland! In the past few weeks, the two of us have spent over 300 hours ... Read on »
The Enchanted Healer -Reflections by Melanie Pulla by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine THE ENCHANTED HEALER A Guidebook for Finding Your True Medicine Reflections by Melanie Pulla Every once in awhile, you come across a book that resonat ... Read on »
Ebola: Truth & Claims by Jesse Hardin by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine EBOLA Truth & Claims ————by Jesse Wolf Hardin———   The intense level of misinformation, paranoia and fear mongering in the news and social media leads me ... Read on »
Free Herbalist Newsletter, HerbFolk Pictures by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Mojepe & Margaret at Plant Healer’s Plants & Faeries Ball Download The October Herbaria Newsletter Special Issue – Over 80 Pages Long! The latest issu ... Read on »
HerbFolk Gathering Essays & Class Notes Ebook by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine If you were unable to attend Plant Healer’s 2014 event for any reason, you can still get a taste of its spirit and themes, while benefitting from the immense amount ... Read on »
The Enchantment of the HerbFolk Gathering and A Call for 2015 Teacher Proposals by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine An Amazing 2014 HerbFolk Gathering! Kiva and I are still reeling from the ecstatic power of this year’s Plant Healer event, the HerbFolk Gathering.  It ... Read on »
The Healing Terrain: Coming Home to Nature’s Medicine by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Now Available, Plant Healer’s Newest Book: THE HEALING TERRAIN Coming Home to Nature’s Medicine by Jesse Wolf Hardin with Kiva Rose, David Hoffman, Phyllis Lig ... Read on »
An Herbal Cosmology by Sean Donahue by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The following excellent article by Sean Donahue is a drawn from the latest (August) issue of the free Herbaria Newsletter.  If you haven’t subscribed, you can still downlo ... Read on »
Class Schedule: 2014 HerbFolk Gathering by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine www.HerbFolk.org Class Schedule for Plant Healer’s 2014 HERBFOLK GATHERING Sept 16th-21st – Mormon Lake, Arizona www.PlantHealer.org/HerbFolk The ... Read on »
40 Page July Newsletter for Herbalists by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine 40 Pages-Long  July Newsletter for Folks Interested in Herbs The July issue of the Plant Healer E-Newsletter will be mailed out on Monday the 14th.  The downloa ... Read on »
Scholarships to HerbFolk Gathering – Please Share by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Tell your most financially challenged friends: HerbFolk Gathering Scholarships! Plant Healer events draw a unique community of herbalists, not only professionals b ... Read on »
Gifts of the Solstice: Native St. John’s Wort by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine St. John’s Wort has long been one of those herbs that I have great respect for and love as medicine, but have used it minimally simply because it’s not plentiful in my b ... Read on »
Midsummer Wildcrafting: Oregano de la Sierra by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Monarda fistulosa var. menthifolia   This time of year in southern New Mexico is dry and every breeze feels as if it’s been released through  the open door o ... Read on »
Free Newsletter For Herbalists – June Issue by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Free Newsletter For Herbalists Now Available The June 2014 Issue of Plant Healer Newsletter   The June issue of the free Plant Healer Newsletter was emailed to ... Read on »
The Healing Arts & The Art Of Healing by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Intro: The following is a chapter from our newest book The Enchanted Healer, by my partner Jesse Wolf Hardin.  The Enchanted Healer is our only full-length book with all f ... Read on »
Herbalist Contributors to Plant Healer Summer Issue by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Note: If you are not already a subscriber to the Plant Healer Newsletter, you can download the Free 35 pages long May Issue now.  Click here: Plant Healer May Issue D ... Read on »
May Issue of Plant Healer Newsletter – Free to All by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The May Issue of Plant Healer Newsletter is now available to download!  Click on: PH Newsletter For Herbalists -May2014- PDF These monthly Plant Healer Newslette ... Read on »
Enchanted Healer Books Shipping by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine   Enchanted Healer Books Now Shipping! I’m excited to report that the boxes of full color Enchanted Healer books have arrived from the printer!  And they came ... Read on »
HerbFolk Updates and Free Herbal Newsletter by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Subscribe for Free at: www.PlantHealer.org Free March Herbal Newsletter Ready For You The Plant Healer Newsletter is a color pdf supplement to Plant Healer M ... Read on »